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CPJ Condemns Assassination Of Prominent Somali Journalist

Issue 300
Front Page
Index
Headlines

Duale: “We’ll Take Pre-emptive Strike”

Somaliland Takes Control Of Las Anod

Haatuf Media Chairman Meets Lord Avebury In London

Media Executive of Prominent Radio Station Assassinated in Mogadishu

Somalia 'investigates' WFP head

Expert: Ethiopia's Invasion Of Somalia 'A Disastrous Miscalculation'

Mass Murder in the Horn of Africa

Who Is Behind The Campaign To Smear The Reputation Of SHURO-Net, And Why?

University Of SA On Somaliland In Ohio And Havana!!

Only fearful officials resign: Somalia PM

Islamist leader denies having links with Somaliland-Puntland fighting

Regional Affairs

Puntland Calls For Intervention In Regional Fighting

CPJ Condemns Assassination Of Prominent Somali Journalist

Editorial
Special Report

International News

Cheney increases U.S. oratory against Iran

Somalis’ Struggle In The UK

Somali Writer Added To 'Most Wanted' List In Minneapolis

Two plead guilty in slaying of teen who escaped war-torn Somalia

FEATURES & COMMENTARY

The Ogaden Crisis And Its Implications Within The Horn Of Africa Region

3 Top Govt. Officials Urgently Called in Addis Ababa

The Ethiopian Jewish community discovered by Scottish explorer

Can African Wildlife And Forest Be Protected?

Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2007 - Eritrea Ranked Last For First Time While G8 Members, Except Russia, Recover Lost Ground

Taiwan is already a `normal country'

THE DENTION OF Dr. YUSUF ALI HARUN THE FULL STORY

Eyes Wide Shut

Iranian-Born German Striker Refuses To Play In Israel

Food for thought

Opinions

A letter of appeal for cessation of hostilities to the leaders of Somaliland and Puntland

How Puntland Administration Has Become A Rudderless Ship In Sool

Recover After Heart Surgery

All Las-Anoders Are Winners

The Theories And Realities Of Kulmiye!!

Somalilanders Refute The Claims From Puntland

A Job Well Done For President Rayale But What Is Next?

Complaint About Your Editorial


New York, October 19, 2007 - The Committee to Protect Journalists released the following statement today in response to the brutal assassination of Bashiir Noor Gedi, acting Manager of the leading independent broadcaster Radio Shabelle, who was shot dead this evening by unknown gunmen outside his home.

“We condemn the brutal killing of Bashiir Noor Gedi, and extend our deepest condolences to his family and colleagues,” said CPJ's Africa Program Coordinator Tom Rhodes. “The Somali transitional government must conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into this murder and bring those responsible to justice.”

CPJ is a New York–based, independent, nonprofit organization that works to safeguard press freedom worldwide. For more information, visit www.cpj.org .


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